Born and bred Capetonian, Jonathan started his studies at UCT in 1991 where he completed his Business Science degree, followed by 3 year stint at PWC completing his articles to become a charted accounted. Thereafter, he decided to explore the world and travel, starting in London. During his 8 years away from South Africa, he worked in the financial services industry for companies including Barclays Capital and LloydsTSB. Before returning to South Africa he set his sights on North and central America where he backpacked around for several months.
Back in SA in 2007, he realised that all the financial service action was in JHB and he would have to move to JHB or stay in Cape Town and start his own business. Together with his friend form UCT, he started Webtickets in 2007, primarily to provide ticketing services to the entertainment and music industry, but over the course of 10 years broadened to other service segments and now also operate in 4 other African countries.
Jonathan enjoys sports and active events and has represented South Africa twice in his younger days.